Oct 052010
 
 October 5, 2010  Misc

Christopher Wolf reflects:

Whose job is it to protect the privacy of personal information? That is the burning question in Washington these days.

Privacy is receiving so much attention right now not just because of headlines about Facebook and Google and their privacy missteps, but because we live in a time when people are sharing volumes of information about themselves and others on social networks, and when technology that can collect, share, analyze and store information about people is advancing at a staggering pace.

Think geo-tracking, behavioral-targeted advertising, and sensors collecting data about us connected to the Internet.

So who should be protecting our privacy?

Read his commentary on The Last Watchdog.

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